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Peekaboo Love

2012 September 5

It’s been such a long time since I’ve played with my Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps.  Not for lack of wanting to.  I’ve been meaning to play with Peek-a-Boo Sophie because she reminds me of my youngest granddaughter Abby who loves to play peek-a-boo.  With the stamp in mind,  I challenged myself to use bold bright cardstock and papers, kind of a last hurrah to summer.  Yes, the humidity and heat is making another stand – hopefully the last one!!!  Anyway, I knew I wanted to use bright yellows and some of the papers from Cosmo Crickets DeLovely mini deck 6×6 pack.   Not even going to tell you how many times I wanted to redo the card with CAS and white background.  But in the end I left it alone.

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I also followed a sketch from The Sweet Shop:

I wanted to give the image a bit of depth so I cut around the sunflower headpiece and popped it up with some foam.

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I truly don’t know why it is so hard for me to use bright cardstock and papers.  Well, papers not so much because I tend to tone it down by using small amounts paired with white or black cardstock.  Or maybe it’s because I have an aversion to summer (heat, humidity) and it carries over to the summer like colors, what do you think?  Or maybe it’s cuz I’m just plain weird Smile which is what makes me ME!

Oh and several challenges besides the sketch challenge that this card will fit:

That’s it for me tonight.  Went through my craft room and have lots and lots of supplies I’m getting rid of.  Anyone interested in a Cricut, how about some SU stamps, Sizzix and Spellbinder dies.  It’s pretty sad when I have duplicates of several dies…… anyway, I hope you guys had a wonderful Labor Day. 

Until next time….

Supplies used:   Papers are discontinued Cosmo Cricket DeLovely 6×6 pk

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9 Responses
  1. Joanne O'Brien permalink
    September 5, 2012

    I love this sweet card! Great colors for the end of summer. Don't feel bad about finding duplicates of supplies. I do it all the time. My sister's grandaughter benefits from my over buying. She makes the cutest cards out fo the supplies I give her. Did you decide how you are going to get rid of them? Can always use more stamps and dies.

  2. September 5, 2012

    What a pretty card. Love the darling image and the deep, rich colors. The blings look great. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop.

  3. nise who is NOT SPAM, but understands the ignorance of technology permalink
    September 5, 2012

    I LOVE this!  Your brights are beautiful!!  Hope you're having a good short work week.  We just got back to the motel room from riding our bikes to watch the sun set over Lake Michigan {sigh}.

  4. September 5, 2012

    CUTE, CUTE, CUTE! I love the bright colors (always afraid to use them myself, hehe) and the dimension.  Great coloring too!

  5. Shell permalink
    September 7, 2012

    such a sweet image and a beautiful card
     
     
    Thank you for sharing with us at Tuesday Alchemy
    *hugs* Shell x

  6. Janice Melton permalink
    September 7, 2012

    Adorable! Love the way you cut out part of the image. Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!

  7. Melina permalink
    September 9, 2012

    Oh my goodness, adorable image and I love all the color! Great! thanks for playing at Twisted Tuesdays :)

  8. Jeanette permalink
    September 10, 2012

    Wow! Your coloring is amazing… great card!
     
    Thank you for joining the Twisted Tuesday Challenge!

  9. September 10, 2012

    So bright and cheerful, love those colors!  Fantastic card!  Thanks for joining us this week at Twisted Tuesday challenges!
     

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